Martha Isabella Kennedy

11 September 1876–15 December 1884 (Age 8)
Iuka, Tishomingo, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Martha Isabella

When Martha Isabella Kennedy was born on 11 September 1876, in Iuka, Tishomingo, Mississippi, United States, her father, Daniel Pinkton Kennedy, was 51 and her mother, Amanda Eliza McAnally, was 22. She lived in Beat 3, Tishomingo, Mississippi, United States in 1880. She died on 15 December 1884, in Iuka, Tishomingo, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 8.

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Daniel Pinkton Kennedy
Amanda Eliza McAnally
Minerva Eliza Kennedy
William Benjamin Kennedy
Martha Isabella Kennedy
Walter Gipson Kennedy
Georgia Ann Kennedy
Joseph Henry Kennedy
Daniel Franklin Kennedy
Mary Kathryn Kennedy
Nancy Jane Kennedy

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World Events (3)

1877 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created

Age 1

In 1877, the Mississippi State Board of Health was established to protect and advance health throughout the state. There are several different categories that fall under their watch such as disease, environment, injury, standard care, shots, keep records, and more.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 6

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceannéidigh ‘descendant of Ceannéidigh’, a personal name derived from ceann ‘head’ + éidigh ‘ugly’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Martha J Kenedy in household of Danil Kenedy, "United States Census, 1880"

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